Entries by Brain Tumour Ireland

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Major new RCSI study on GBM to be supported by biobank part funded by Brain Tumour Ireland

A major new study on glioblastoma (GBM) will be supported by the brain tumour biobank part funded by Brain Tumour Ireland. The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is leading an international team of scientists on a major research study that aims to train the next generation of brain cancer researchers. The project (“GLIOTRAIN”) has received […]

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Brain Tumour Ireland 10K & 5K fundraiser 2017

The annual Brain Tumour Ireland run / walk event to fundraise for our work in supporting brain tumour patients and their families, takes place on Sunday, 5th November in Corkagh Park Dublin. There is a 10k/5k run and also a 5k family fun run/walk option. This event forms part of  “Walk Around the World for Brain […]

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We Need Our Heads Examined

There is an urgent need for investment in neuro-rehabilitation services in Ireland. We are co-signatories to a letter on this topic published in today’s Irish Times by the Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI). The full text of the letter is here:   Neuro-rehabilitation – a ‘silent crisis’ Sir, – As the representatives of national charities […]

Ireland’s first Brain Tumour Biobank, supported by Brain Tumour Ireland, will lead to increased cancer research opportunities

Researchers from RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland), with support from the Department of Neurosurgery and Neuropathology in Beaumont Hospital, have begun collecting samples from brain tumours for inclusion in Ireland’s first Brain Tumour Biobank. The Biobank is part funded by Brain Tumour Ireland. Professor Jochen Prehn, Professor of Physiology at RCSI, said “The […]

Donate to Brain Tumour Ireland

Donate to Brain Tumour Ireland to support brain tumour patients and help to fund brain tumour research here in Ireland. There are 3 ways to help:   1. Donate directly  Bank: Bank of Ireland Naas Account Name: Brain Tumour Ireland Account Number: 15509678 Sort Code: 90-12-39   2. Donate through our page on Everydayhero.com You […]

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Twitter Wear a Hat Day for brain tumours

As part of its yearlong partnership with Brain Tumour Ireland, Twitter Dublin is running a fundraising initiative entitled “Wear a Hat Day” on Friday, 12th of May. Twitter employees are encouraged to wear a hat to the office on Friday 12th May and promote the initiative with selfies and videos on Twitter using the #WearAHatDay […]

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Wellness Day – Cork

Brain Tumour Ireland is holding a Wellness Day on Saturday, 20th May, in the Ennismore Retreat Centre, Cork. This free event is open to brain tumour patients as well as family members and carers. In addition to benefiting from the scheduled sessions, previous participants have reported the positives of meeting with other brain tumour patients […]